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Assessing the Communication Department’s Infrastructure

Develop a Set of Metrics to Evaluate Your Staff’s Communication


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Category: Measurement & ROI

While we often measure how well our messages reach our audiences and how well our channels are performing, a key set of metrics can evaluate how well the communication staff is using its time and money. This session will provide examples of how different communication departments have measured:

  • The proportion of time spent at different job levels in different ways, including being proactive/reactive, strategic/tactical and audience-focused/administrative.
  • The proportion of staff time and budget focused on different stakeholder groups compared to how important executives believe each of those groups are to the organization’s success.
  • The match-up between ideal skills needed for different positions and the skill sets of current staff.
  • How executives evaluate the communication department’s ability to fulfill their expectations.

Benchmarking with other companies to compare aspects of the function, such as structure, titles, reporting relationships, activities performed in-house versus outsourced, staffing levels, budget, etc.

Instructor

Angela Sinickas, president, Sinickas Communications, Inc.

Photo of Angela Sinickas Sinickas is the author of the manual, How to Measure Your Communication Programs, and more than 140 professional articles. She has conducted presentations in 29 countries, and her work with clients has earned 17 international communication awards.

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